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DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 18:  Toulon player Delon Armitage dives in for a try watched by Brock James of Clermont during the Heineken Cup final match between Clermont Auvergne and Toulon at Aviva Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 18: Toulon player Delon Armitage dives in for a try watched by Brock James of Clermont during the Heineken Cup final match between Clermont Auvergne and Toulon at Aviva Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 18: Toulon player Delon Armitage dives in for a try watched by Brock James of Clermont during the Heineken Cup final match between Clermont Auvergne and Toulon at Aviva Stadium on May 18, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The only blight to last Saturday's highly entertaining Heineken Cup final was provided by Delon Armitage (right) and his arrogant wave in the act of scoring.

With it has come an ongoing media spat between former England international Brian Moore and the Toulon winger.

The former hooker was sure as hell no angel, but the fact that the old Rottweiler occupies the high moral ground says it all.

What is it about English rugby players and that sad search for maximum attention when in the media spotlight?

Think Manu Tuilagi against the All Blacks, Armitage last weekend and Chris Ashton against just about anyone. Modern game entertainment? Give us a break.

Irish Independent